Video Games of 2015: 10 Hot Releases To Watch
Geekend: HoloLens Makes Microsoft Cool
Apple Watch Battery Life: Will It Be Enough?
Chromebooks Win For California Students
Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
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First Transcontinental Phone Call: A 100-Year Celebration
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
The first transcontinental phone call occurred on Jan. 25, 1915. We're celebrating with a walk down telephone memory lane.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/25/2015
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Ford Opens Palo Alto Research Center
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The company's focus on mobility has led it to expand its presence in Silicon Valley.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/24/2015
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Windows 10, HoloLens, Analytics Acquisitions: Microsoft Week In Review
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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From HoloLens to free Windows 10 upgrades, Microsoft gave the tech world a lot to discuss. Here's a snapshot of its week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/24/2015
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Video: Windows Holographics, Deflategate & Stupid Passwords
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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This Week In 60 Seconds looks at Windows holograms, what CIOs can learn from Deflategate, and the 25 worst passwords of 2014.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 1/23/2015
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Windows 10: January Build Ready For Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has released the technical preview for Windows 10 desktop to Insiders. Here's how to sign up and what to expect.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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Microsoft Buying Revolution Analytics For Deeper Data Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft acquisition of Revolution Analytics, an R-language-focused advanced analytics firm, will bring customers tools for prediction and big-data analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/23/2015
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5 Reasons Tech Vendors Exaggerate
Romi Mahajan,
Commentary
From overeager marketing to the need for differentiation, vendors often overstate a product’s capabilities. Vendors and buyers alike need to be more honest with each other -- and themselves.
By Romi Mahajan , 1/23/2015
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Apple Watch Battery Life: Will It Be Enough?
Eric Zeman,
News
The Apple Watch is expected to offer several hours of active use and 19 hours overall. However, in the new wearable market, is it enough?
By Eric Zeman , 1/23/2015
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'Windows Must Go Open Source': What Happened?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
It was a bold prediction in 2009 that Microsoft would take its Windows operating system open source. The advent of Windows 10 says it hasn't come true -- yet.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/23/2015
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Video Games of 2015: 10 Hot Releases To Watch
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
What are the 10 best non-sequel games coming out in 2015? For the gamers out there, here's a list of some of the author's favorites.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/23/2015
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Chromebooks Win For California Students
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
Commentary
In an area where computers at home aren't common, Chromebooks in the classroom are making a measurable difference in student performance.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/23/2015
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Geekend: HoloLens Makes Microsoft Cool
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
In the HoloLens, Microsoft might at last have its version of the iPod, a cool product that turns the company's image around.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/23/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Backup Technologies Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Backup may not get the attention other technologies get, but few are more important to your business' survival. IT pros' No. 1 challenge: high cost of backup systems and procedures.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/23/2015
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Data Encryption On The Rise
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
With corporate demand for data security growing, full data encryption is becoming a default feature in the mobile space.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 1/23/2015
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Why Russia Hacks
Mike Walls, Managing Director Security Operations & Analysis, EdgeWave
Commentary
Conventional wisdom holds that Russia hacks primarily for financial gain. But equally credible is the belief that the Russians engage in cyberwarfare to further their geopolitical ambitions.
By Mike Walls Managing Director Security Operations & Analysis, EdgeWave, 1/23/2015
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Diverse White Hat Community Leads To Diverse Vuln Disclosures
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Researchers at Penn State find that courting new bug hunters is just as important as rewarding seasoned ones.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/22/2015
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Windows 10: 9 Killer Features
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Windows 10 is in the tech spotlight. Here's what we learned about each feature released during its Jan. 21 event.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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4 Takeaways From Accenture's $14 Trillion IoT Prediction
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Accenture's report says the industrial Internet of Things will create more jobs than it kills, but that companies aren't doing much to exploit it yet.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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